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Software Architect - C++

Primary Location Spain, Madrid Additional Location(s) Germany, Munich; Remote Spain; Remote Germany; Germany, Munich Date posted 11/01/2021
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Role Overview:

As a Software Architect, you will be an integral part of the Data Protection Group, developing cross-platform endpoint applications for Windows, MacOS, and Linux – and will be reporting into Sr. Director, Engineering. To be successful in this role you should have exceptional Technical leadership , communication and project management skills with multiple years of designing, architecting and implementing Enterprise class products along with developing the skills and talents of others. This is a technical leadership position, you will be involved in all aspects of product development lifecycle - requirements discussion/analysis, design, scope estimation, planning, implementation, code
reviews and unit testing, documentation, POCs, deployment and continuous engineering. You will also be responsible for architectural decisions, deployment and supporting customers using the products in production. Ideal candidate will foster a culture of innovation while displaying exemplary technical expertise, ownership, and commitment to delivering high quality software solutions, while staying abreast of Industry trends, competitive positioning of the product in the market and ideating for leapfrogging ahead in
the market. For you to be successful in his role, you need a deep technical knowledge of web scale low latency Enterprise Product Development using Windows/Mac, Cyber security experience from endpoint/Network protect/detection perspectives etc.

About the Role:
• Conduct architecture review, design and solutions for multiple engineering teams
and oversee code reviews.
• Collaborate with product managers, key stakeholders, and business groups to
categorize and describe solutions for business and technical requirements.
• Stay on track with latest technologies for the domain, and apply the experience and
knowledge on architecture and to improve the product features.
• Develop and own architectural roadmap and ensure the product aligns with the
business, clients and stakeholders strategies and requirement.
• Explain the status & value of proposed design/Solution to stakeholders.
• Analyze and articulate current technological solutions and proposed valued
alternatives wherever required.

About You:
• You have 15+Years of technical experience with 5+Years of experience as
a Principal/Sr. Architect in product development.
• You have extensive professional experience working as a software architect
designing and architecting software solutions for large enterprises.
• You have experience designing Endpoint products for Enterprise with a focus on
security, quality & performance.
• Hands on experience developing mid to large scale software commercial products
using C/C++, Java
• You are hands on with multiple programming and scripting languages including
C++, Java, Python, PHP, Node.
• Excellent knowledge of Windows and/or Mac, with good understanding of the OS
architecture, and Networking
• Experience in designing applications that will be migrated to cloud and
understanding of the concept of elasticity and scalability.
• Any patents would be appreciated.
• Proven, excellent technical skills and knowledge of leading edge technologies, skills
in communication, business acumen, coaching, and mentoring.



Company Overview

McAfee is a leader in personal security for consumers. Focused on protecting people, not just devices, McAfee consumer solutions adapt to users’ needs in an always online world, empowering them to live securely through integrated, intuitive solutions that protects their families and communities with the right security at the right moment.

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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